CGI Group Inc. (TSX:GIB.A) has extended its cash offer to buy American information technology firm Stanley Inc. (NYSE:SXE) for US$903 million.The Montreal-based company says the offer will now expire on July 9 at midnight, while the rest of the terms remain the same.CGI says the extension was...
Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. has introduced a three-phase brushless DC motor pre-driver with outputs for direct high current gate drive of an all N-channel power MOSFET three phase bridge with a maximum supply voltage of 38 V. Allegro’s A4936 device has
WinSystems’ PCM-MIO-G-AD-1 is a 16-channel, 16-bit analog input card and the PCM-MIO-G-DA-1 is an eight-channel, 12-bit analog output card. Both cards also support 48-lines of digital I/O. These small, 90 mm x 96 mm expansion boards are designed to
BT extended an olive branch to its largest union by calling on the Communication Workers Union to resume talks after a union official said it may compromise on a pay deal.
Phoenix Contact’s line of sensor/actuator connectors now includes QUICKON M8 connectors. The QUICKON system uses insulation-displacement technology to reduce installation times by up to
The U.S. current-account deficit - the combined balances on trade in goods and services, income, and net unilateral current transfers - increased to $109.0 billion (preliminary) in the first quarter of 2010, from $100.9 billion (revised) in the fourth quarter of 2009. The increase was the...
CandM Corporation, a vertically integrated manufacturer of bulk cable, coil cords, and cable assemblies, has announced the appointment of Bo Oliveira as the Western Regional Sales Manager.
With the global digital signage market forecast to reach 7.4 million units by 2015 (from 400,000 units in 2005), it remains one of the fastest growing segments in the display business.
(University of Minnesota) A team of University of Minnesota-led researchers has cleared a major hurdle in the drive to build solar cells with potential efficiencies up to twice as high as current levels
Georgia Institute of Technology, NUI Galway and the University of Limerick Launch Joint Translational Research InstituteJune 18, 2010 5:24 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments
The Georgia Institute of Technology, National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway) and the University of Limerick today announced a unique partnership to develop a joint translational research institute.
Reinhold Mann Named Brookhaven Lab's Associate Laboratory Director for Environment and Life SciencesJune 18, 2010 5:24 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments
Reinhold Mann has been named Associate Laboratory Director for Brookhaven Lab’s Environment and Life Sciences Directorate.
The OPERA Collaboration based at the Gran Sasso underground laboratory in Italy announced a rare breakthrough in particle physics: the first direct observation of a muon neutrino turning into a tau neutrino.
In an advance that sounds almost Zen, researchers at the NIST and JILA, a joint institute of NIST and the University of Colorado at Boulder, have demonstrated a new type of pulsed laser that excels at not producing light.
Researchers have successfully demonstrated a lithography-free, direct-write technique for fabricating discrete field-effect transistors and digital logic gates on a single nanowire.
The federal agency in charge of securing the government's computer systems is unable to monitor the networks or analyze threats in real time, and it lacks the authority and staff it needs to do its job, according to an internal report.